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Jerian Grant - PG, 6'4, 195
Chicago Bulls - Acquired via trade in June 2016
       Date of birth: 10/09/1992
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 19th pick, 2015
     Out of: Notre Dame
  NBA Experience: 2 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
2015 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 19th overall by Washington.
26th June, 2015 NBA As a part of a three team deal, draft rights traded by Washington to New York, along with a 2016 second round pick (#44, Isaia Cordinier) and a 2019 second round pick to Atlanta, in exchange for the draft rights to Kelly Oubre (#15) from Atlanta.
29th July, 2015 NBA Signed four year, $7,568,554 rookie scale contract with New York. Included team options for 2017/18 and 2018/19.
22nd June, 2016 NBA Traded by New York, along with Robin Lopez and Jose Calderon, to Chicago in exchange for Derrick Rose, Justin Holiday and a 2017 second pick (#44, Damyean Dotson).
28th October, 2016 NBA Chicago exercised 2017/18 team option.
26th November, 2016 D-League Assigned by Chicago to Windy City Bulls of the D-League.
27th November, 2016 D-League Recalled by Chicago from Windy City Bulls of the D-League.
9th December, 2016 D-League Assigned by Chicago to Windy City Bulls of the D-League.
10th December, 2016 D-League Recalled by Chicago from Windy City Bulls of the D-League.
When: Where:
2010 - 2015 Notre Dame (NCAA)
June 2015 - June 2016 New York Knicks (NBA)
June 2016 - present Chicago Bulls (NBA)
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   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Jerian Grant
PG, 6’4, 195lbs, 24 years old, 2 years of experience

Sometimes capable of being an admirable fill-in, yet often guilty of trying to do too much, Grant was the second best point guard option on the team, but one with his own distinct shortcomings. A willing driver, the upside of Grant’s aggressiveness going towards the basket was in some points at the rim that no other point guard option could be relied upon, while the downside was some wild drives, too many pull-ups and some turnovers. Grant spots up from outside fairly well and, with his size and athleticism, could be a shooting, driving, defending, secondary ball handler type if he can cut down on the mistakes, play in transition, stop trying to post up and continues to grow defensively, where he shows promising signs.

Player Plan: Two years of rookie scale salary remaining. A good role playing guard, projecting as a good backup with occasional starting duties. One of the better young pieces, which is of course a very relative statement.

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   LeBron James versus Paul George headlines the first round in the East
2017-04-15

At point guard, Chicago has five options. The remarkably inconsistent Rajon Rondo, who turned his play around down the stretch of the season but who had struggled so badly prior that almost got bought out at one point, is flanked by the far younger quarter of Jerian Grant, Michael Carter-Williams, Cameron Payne and the small shooting guard that is Isaiah Canaan. All five, particularly the latter four, and even more particularly the latter three, have been consistently unreliable (although Grant emerged as the season went on as the less ball-dominant presence who could pick his spots alongside Wade and Butler).

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